Meet The Team

We are a team of vision scientists, optometrists, engineers, and programmers. Our mission is to bring recent technological advances in virtual reality and eye-tracking to optometrists, vision therapists, and other clinicians, enabling them to provide improved clinical outcomes and engaging therapeutic experiences to patients with vision disorders.

FOUNDERS

john vito d'antonio-bertagnolli

John Vito d’Antonio-Bertagnolli M.S.

Chief Executive Officer

John Vito is a virtual reality developer and biomedical engineer. His work in virtual reality has made it practical to automate optometric assessments and therapies in virtual space.

mitchell scheiman

Mitchell Scheiman O.D., Ph.D., FCOVD, FAAO

Chief Medical Officer

Mitch is a true thought leader in optometry. He has coordinated multiple large randomized clinical trials, authored several textbooks, and published hundreds of articles in the field. His decades of experience in both clinical practice and research are critical to OMT’s mission of developing the next generation of optometric tools.

chang yaramothu

Chang Yaramothu Ph.D., FAAO

Chief Technology Officer

Chang is a biomedical engineer who studies the relationship between vision dysfunction and concussions. He is passionate about using technology to deliver affordable care to underserved communities.

tara alvarez

Tara L. Alvarez Ph.D., FAAO, FAIMBE

Chief Scientific Officer

Tara is a biomedical engineer and vision scientist who incubated OMT’s core technology in her lab at NJIT. Tara’s numerous publications in the field of neural engineering laid the foundation for OMT to automate the analysis of eye movements.

DEVELOPERS

migle surblyte

Migle Surblyte

Software Developer
 

jacquelynn wilson

Jacquelynn Wilson

Software Developer
 

jack trowbridge

Jack Trowbridge

Game Developer
 

connor criscoe

Connor Criscoe

Software Developer
 

sean weiss

Sean Ciccarelli

Game Developer
 

ADVISORY BOARD

hans hartmann

Hans Hartmann

Operations Advisor

Hans is an operations and scaling specialist who has previously served as COO at both Oculus and Fitbit. He has held many roles throughout his prolific business career, and has been patiently guiding the founders since OMT’s inception.

anthony deleo

Anthony Deleo

Athletics Advisor

Anthony is an Assistant Baseball Coach (Pitchers & Catchers) at D1 NJIT. An Operations Management and Economics major with extensive work in sports science and analytics, he worked in Player Development with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays prior to his work in collegiate athletics.

matthew tucker

Matthew Tucker

Commercialization Advisor

Matt is the Chief Commercial Officer of Nightware, a wearable digital therapeutics company. His past experience at Highmark Health and Mylan affords him expertise in a variety of healthcare topics of concern to medical device companies.

michael gallaway

Michael Gallaway O.D., FCOVD, FAAO

Optometry Advisor

Michael is an optometrist with over 30 years of experience in private practice vision therapy. He is also an Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia.